The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Wilmslow region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 13.51% 5.17% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.39% 37.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
31 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 27.93% 13.79% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 3
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Cheshire

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region.

QA Salary Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (81.25%) Windows
3 20 (62.50%) .NET
3 20 (62.50%) Selenium
4 18 (56.25%) C#
5 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
5 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
5 17 (53.13%) Automation Testing
6 15 (46.88%) Selenium IDE
6 15 (46.88%) Web Testing
6 15 (46.88%) System Testing
6 15 (46.88%) HTML
6 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
6 15 (46.88%) SQL
6 15 (46.88%) T-SQL
6 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (34.38%) Manual Testing
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (28.13%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
12 4 (12.50%) Product Management
12 4 (12.50%) Scrum
13 3 (9.38%) RoboHelp
13 3 (9.38%) JIRA
14 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
14 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
14 2 (6.25%) ISEB
14 2 (6.25%) Kanban
14 2 (6.25%) Test Automation

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Selenium
2 15 (46.88%) Selenium IDE
3 9 (28.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Software Tester
1 18 (56.25%) Tester
2 12 (37.50%) Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.13%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) IT Graduate
6 1 (3.13%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Graduate
6 1 (3.13%) Graduate Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
3 15 (46.88%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Automation Testing
3 15 (46.88%) Web Testing
3 15 (46.88%) System Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Manual Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Product Management
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Kanban
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.25%) RUP
8 2 (6.25%) ERP
8 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma
9 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C#
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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